Cydnei Drake

Cydnei Drake

Carrollton Farmers Branch School Board, TX

Cydnei is a proud Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD parent, nonprofit leader, and lifelong resident of Texas. She is a wife, mother, and community leader dedicated to helping her community thrive! Cydnei looks forward to bringing her experience, knowledge, leadership, relationships, passion, and commitment to the Carrollton-Farmers Branch School Board. As a first-generation college student, Cydnei understands the importance of a quality education and the opportunities afforded by that honor. With hard work, dedication, and perseverance, Cydnei earned her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, graduating with honors, and went on to complete a Master’s degree in Social Work with a concentration in Mental Health and Substance Abuse from the University of Texas at Austin and the University of Texas at Arlington, respectively.

Cydnei is passionate and dedicated to serving our students, teachers, faculty, and staff and believes she can bring a unique perspective to the board as a mother, social worker, first-generation and low-income student of color, and nonprofit professional serving middle school, high school, and college students across the state. Cydnei’s lived experiences offer a new lens and advantage to the school board. Cydnei shares many similarities with CFBISD students, and will be an ardent champion for their success.